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Are you supposed to see the water level?

I just got my new front GE front loader - maybe it is no problem - but it seam strange that I see no water level at all during the wash. The water stops and runs 3/4 times and that is it. Can it really be right that it requires not more water is needed. I wanted to see if that is how it is supposed to be before I call the service.

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  • marionthacke Jan 21, 2009

    Thank you - I understand that - but it still seems very little - even with that in mind. There is maybe an inch of water visible inside the drum. Being efficient is one thing - hardly getting the close wet is another. Does that sound right?



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It's very difficult to see the water level with the GE front loaders, and your estimate that there seems to be an inch of water is about right. Let the washer run until it stops adding water to the cycle (about 5 minutes) and then hit pause. Open the door and I'm sure you will find the clothes are sopping wet! If they are not then you definitely need to call for service.

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They dont take alot of water..thats one of the good things about the new machines like that. they use only what they need to do the laundry and thats it.thats why they call them so efficient

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 21, 2009

    how many times does the water run when you wash a load? 3 or 4 times? it should be doing whats its supposed to do conserve the service department and ask them about it im almost sure they will say the same thing



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